PH sports commission promises continued support for weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz’s Olympic campaign

The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) announced yesterday that it will continue to support weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz in her bid to capture the country’s first gold medal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Diaz met PSC Chairman William Ramirez yesterday to discuss her reasons for taking to social media to express interest in looking for corporate sponsors. ...

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Filipino Olympic medalist Hidilyn Diaz asks for financial support for Tokyo 2020

Filipino Olympic medalist Hidilyn Diaz asks for financial support for Tokyo 2020

Filipino weightlifter and Olympic medalist Hidilyn Diaz has taken to social media to ask for financial support in the upcoming Tokyo 2020, a post that led some netizens to...

Pacquiao buddy and trainer Buboy Fernandez wins Albay vice mayoralty race

Pacquiao buddy and trainer Buboy Fernandez wins Albay vice mayoralty race

Restituto “Buboy” Fernandez is known in the sports world for being Senator Manny Pacquiao’s boxing trainer, but he has just added another job title to his resume...

Floyd Mayweather ditches Manila press conference

Floyd Mayweather ditches Manila press conference

Was he still on vacation mode? Retired American boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. made members of the Philippine media wait for him for hours yesterday, only to eventually...

Manny Pacquiao polls Twitter on who to fight next, many say Mayweather

Manny Pacquiao polls Twitter on who to fight next, many say Mayweather

Philippine boxing legend Manny Pacquiao took to social media to ask who his fans think should be his next opponent, brushing off calls to retire.

San Antonio Spurs honor 103-year-old Filipino war veteran

San Antonio Spurs honor 103-year-old Filipino war veteran

National Basketball Association (NBA) team the San Antonio Spurs just gave their Filipino fans one more reason to love them. Yesterday the Spurs honored Filipino Liban Brillantes,...

Hairy situation: Use of PH flag as barber capes in Golden State Warriors heritage night slammed

Hairy situation: Use of PH flag as barber capes in Golden State Warriors heritage night slammed

A group’s way of showing their passionate #PinoyPride is currently getting backlash on social media. On the hot seat is a Filipino barbers’ association in the United...

NBA player Jordan Clarkson congratulates PH team; says he wants to join them at World Cup

NBA player Jordan Clarkson congratulates PH team; says he wants to join them at World Cup

Filipino basketball fans have been ecstatic since Sunday when the Philippine team snagged a qualifying spot in the FIBA Basketball World Cup that’s going to happen in China...

Manny Pacquiao meets Jack Ma

Manny Pacquiao meets Jack Ma

Manny Pacquiao meets all kinds of well-known people as both a world-famous athlete and an infamous politician. And the latest person he got to rub elbows with was Alibaba...

Former NBA player Lamar Odom arrives in Manila ahead of upcoming Dubai tournament

Former NBA player Lamar Odom arrives in Manila ahead of upcoming Dubai tournament

Lamar Odom in the house. The former National Basketball Association (NBA) player arrived in Manila earlier today ahead of the 30th Dubai International Basketball Championship...


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